A legal heir certificate is issued by the governemnt for the following purposes to establish relation ship of the diseased with the applicant
To establish relation ship for claims relating to Insurance,pension , retirement benefits or service benefits of central and state governemnt departments,Governemnt undertakings etc.
In legal succession cases to get succession certificate to establish the relationship
To get employments. for eg Compassionate appointments .
Following documents are required for applying this certificate
Prescribed application form by affixing a courtfee stamp of Rs5/-
The purpose for which the certificate is applied for should be mentioned in the application.
On the recommendation report of the village officer the certificate is issued by the Tehsildar after completing the required formalitiies .